The House of Representatives voted largely along party lines to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday. It’s the first step to shoring up a cornerstone of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign pledge.
Homeland Security is rolling out a series of digital towers along the U.S.-Mexico border. It’s part of a plan to secure the border that started in Arizona. Now the effectiveness of the towers is being questioned.
Sen. Jeff Flake will meet in Washington Tuesday with a delegation of senators visiting from Mexico, and the central topic on the agenda is expected to be the negotiations for trade in North America that will begin later this year.
Firefighters contained a small wildfire Thursday in Williams despite a drone flying over the area that delayed operations. Fire officials reported more than 40 drones over wildfires in 2016 and several already this fire season.
Arizona’s ports of entry have a bad reputation as sluggish thoroughfares ill-equipped to handle the cross border shipping industry. The push is on to change that reputation.
Mexican shoppers are paying more money in customs duties when they return from shopping in the U.S., according to Mexican government. But that may not necessarily mean that more people are crossing the border to shop in the U.S.
The top U.S. trade official formally notified Congress on Thursday of the Trump administration’s intention to renegotiation the North American Free Trade Agreement, meaning official talks could begin as early as mid-August.
The dream of a unified North American electricity grid could not have been contemplated until Mexico's electricity market was opened to foreign companies in 2014. Today larger scale volumes of electricity are flowing in both directions across the Mexico-United States border with implications for prices in both nations.
Mexican federal officials say they’re concerned about Texas' new law banning sanctuary cities, and what the disproportionate impact it will have on Mexicans.
Mexico will elect a new president next year. Although President Trump has temporarily delayed withdrawing the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, continued uncertainty over NAFTA and Trump's plans for a border wall are roiling Mexican politics.